Pocket Watch - W. & J. Baird, circa 1820 Reg. No: ST 029050
- Gents pocket watch, W. & J. Baird, London, no 1733, circa 1820.
- Cylindrical brass case. Gold tinted dial has luminous arabic numerals. Has ornate balance cock.
Key wound spring; detent escapement. Fusee and chain. Bimetallic balance. Free end of hairspring is attached to a floating arm, and spring is flat and not coiled; this was Baird's invention.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from P. Gatzke, 1975
|Dimensions:||2 cm (Width), 6 cm (Diameter)|
|Tagged with:||gents watches, key watches, pocket watches, horology|
|Themes this item is part of:||Science & Measurement Collection|
|Inscriptions:||Back plate is marked 'W. & J. Baird, London, No 1733'.|
|Maker:||Mr & Mr William & John Baird - W.& J. Baird, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain, circa 1820|